A statistical approach for estimating mean maximum urban temperature excess

Bottyán, Zsolt: A statistical approach for estimating mean maximum urban temperature excess. Acta climatologica, (36-37). pp. 17-26. (2003)

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Abstract

Investigations concentrated on the urban heat island (UHI) in its strongest development during the diurnal cycle in Szeged, Hungary. Task includes development of statistical models in the heating and non-heating seasons using urban surface parameters (built-up and water surface ratios, sky view factor, building height) and their areal extensions. Model equations were determined by means of stepwise multiple linear regression analysis. As the results show, there is a clear connection between the spatial distribution of the UHI and the examined parameters, so these parameters play an important role in the evolution of the UHI intensity field. Among them the sky view factor and the building height are the most determining factors, which are in line with the urban surface energy balance.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Acta climatologica
Date: 2003
Volume: 36-37
Page Range: pp. 17-26
ISSN: 0563-0614
Language: angol
Uncontrolled Keywords: Szeged, Földrajztudomány
Additional Information: Bibliogr.: p. 25-26.; Összefoglalás; Summary
Date Deposited: 2016. Oct. 15. 14:10
Last Modified: 2018. Jun. 04. 13:08
URI: http://acta.bibl.u-szeged.hu/id/eprint/16867

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